Tour Maras Moray and Salineras / Machupicchu
Moray: Inca agricultural research center where cultivation experiments were carried out. The design of its platforms produces a gradient of microclimates.Machu-Picchu
circuit maras moray salineras
This Maras Moray Tour presents some of the most interesting Inca sites in Cusco. The tour begins with a visit to the colonial city of Maras and its church. From Maras we continue to the nearby Inca site of Moray, a magnificent series of terraces circles.
Peasant village of Maras will be our first point of visit; which was of great importance during the Viceroyalty, declared Villa of San Francisco de Asís (it was the main supplier of salt of the southern sierra).
This town of very ancestral traditions nowadays is more known for its architecture of its doors where you can see some examples of carved signs of the Catholic religion.
Moray : Inca agricultural research center where cultivation experiments were carried out. The design of its platforms produces a gradient of microclimates.
Our visit ends by visiting the circular terraces of Moray, which are a sample of how the Andean man challenged nature and took advantage of its geographical environment to use it to their benefit, these circular platforms served as agricultural laboratory that allowed to obtain a wide variety of species of potatoes, corn, among other products.
produces a gradient of microclimates
The salt mines of Maras surprise the visitor by the more than three thousand wells that it presents and that at present are still being worked by more than 360 families, who have inherited this custom and craftsmanship; The salt commercialization is in charge of the Maras Sal association, in charge of looking after the interests of the community since the end of the 1980s.
Inca period , salt mines that have been in use since pre-Inca times. The water from an underground stream is channeled through pools where it evaporates and leaves behind pure salt crystals.
With thousands of large white pools that stretch across the valley, the views are breathtaking. Where you will have the opportunity to acquire the natural salt of the Incas.
- Tourist bu
- Professional guide
- mineral water
- rain ponchos
- tourist ticket